Hasan Akbar update. From AFP, with thanks to Nicolei:
US army Sergeant Hasan Akbar, accused of a grenade attack that killed two 101st Airborne Division troops and hurt 14 others in Kuwait in 2003, faces a court martial April 4, a military spokesman said today.
“His court martial starts April 4,” spokeswoman Jackie Thomas of the 18th Airborne Corps in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, said.
Akbar, a recent convert to Islam who belonged to a logistics unit of the 101st, is accused of premeditated murder and faces the death penalty.